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Annal 1389


1389 First of January on Friday and the twenty-fourth day of the moon, MCCCLXXXIX. Third year of the Lunar Cycle; twelfth year of the Indiction; ninth year of the Solar Cycle. Embolismal year. C.


O Ruairc then took to himself the sons of Cathal Oc, after which the war increased enormously. Eogan O Ruairc and Cathal Oc's sons went to Castleore and routed the cavalry of the Muinter Elide, which came out against them, and killed the sons of the Ui Elide, including Magnus. They then plundered the Muinter Elide. Muirchertach O hElide was killed in this war.


Magnus O Ruairc was treacherously captured by Cormac O Fergail.


Peace was made by O Ruairc, both with Domnall son of Muirchertach [O Conchobair] and with the Clann Donnchada.


Another peace was made by the Clann Donnchada and Mac Diarmata. Conchobar Mac Donnchada and Murchad son of Cormac [Mac Donnchada] were then released.


Maelsechlainn Cam O Lochlainn, king of Corcumroe, was treacherously killed by his own kin.



Cathal Mac Diarmata was captured by Mac Donnchada and his leg was broken. He was released in an exchange of prisoners at this peace.


Muiris Mael O Conchobair Failgi was killed by an arrowshot by one of the Ui Cellaig of Lea.


The son of Niall O Ruairc rested.


The cattle of the Muinter Duirnin were carried off by the son of Enri O Neill on the Moor of Mag Eni this year.


The cattle of Tir Conaill were carried off by Domnall son of Muirchertach [O Conchobair].


Ragnall Mag Ruairc, chieftain of the Tellach Conmusa, rested in Christ.


Brian son of Domnall Oc O Ruairc was killed by the Clan Murtagh.


Niall Oc O Neill was captured by the Galls this year.